Plant Disease

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Organic Vegetable IPM Guide

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Interest in nonchemical pest control has increased over the past several years. To some people, this means the same as “organic farming,” which implies nature’s way. But in this publication, we talk about controlling pests without chemicals, or at least fewer chemicals. This approach does have some limitations. Here are some of them:

Authors: 
Rick Snyder
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Blake Layton
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David Ingram
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Pat Harris
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James H. Jarratt
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Frank Killebrew
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John D. Byrd
Publisher: 
Mississippi State University
Year: 
2,013

Bean disease and pest identification and management

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Authors: 
Robin Buruchara
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Clare Mukankusi
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Kwasi Ampofo
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International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
Year: 
2,010

Guide to Seed Potato Diseases, Pests and Defects

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Seed potato certification is the process of assuring the quality of seed potatoes being marketed, usually done nationally according to regulated standards. Planting healthy seed potatoes is a key factor in maximizing the production of usable potatoes for consumption or processing. The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has drawn up an international-reference quality Standard for Seed Potatoes to help producers do exactly this.

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Agricultural Standards Unit UNECE
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United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Year: 
2,014

Grape Powdery Mildew

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Authors: 
Bernd Maier
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Natalie Goldberg
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New Mexico State University
Year: 
2,010

Apple Diseases Identification Sheet

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Contents

  • Symptoms
    • Apple Scab
    • Fire Blight
    • Cedar Apple Rust
    • The Summer Rots
    • Sooty Blotch and Fly Speck
  • Key Low-Spray and Organic Solutions

 

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ATTRA Specialists
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ATTRA
Year: 
2,014

Late blight: Action plan for an effective response to a global threat

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Authors: 
Greg Forbes
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International Potato Center CIP
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2,010

Development of virulence to Meloidogyne incognita on resistant pepper rootstocks

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C. Ros Ibáñez
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Lee Robertson
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Maria del Carmen Martinez-Lluch
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Ana Cano-García
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Alfredo Lacasa-Plasencia
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Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research
Year: 
2,014

Cherry Diseases Identification Sheet

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There are several key diseases that affect cherry production. Use this handy guide to help identify some diseases and to learn more about causes and solutions.
Diseases:

  • Bacterial Canker
  • Black Knot
  • Phytophthora Root Rot
  • Brown Rot
  • Powdery Mildew

 

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ATTRA
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ATTRA

Adjuvants and the Power of the Spray Droplet

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Why does a pesticide work well one time and not so well the next when everything seems the same? Variable weather could play a role. Or the pest could be less susceptible to the active ingredient. At other times, an inconsistent pesticide performance seems inexplicable.

Authors: 
Fred Whitford
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Gregory Lindner
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Bryan Young
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Donald Penner
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Jason Deveau
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Douglas Linscott
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Heping Zhu
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Richard Zollinger
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Eric Spandl
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Bill Johnson
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Kiersten Wise
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Aaron Patton
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Chuck Champion
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Nick Harre
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Norman Wagoner
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Kevin Leigh Smith
Publisher: 
Purdue University
Year: 
2,014
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